Rochester Hispanic Business Association honors CEO

The Rochester Hispanic Business Association recently named Eugenio Marlin as the 2017 Hispanic Business Person of the Year.

Marlin serves as vice president and CEO of Ibero-American Development Corp., an Ibero-American Action League affiliate that specializes in affordable housing and community development, according to a press release.

Marlin previously served as vice president for development and communications at Ibero, and he is the first person from the Dominican Republic to receive the award. Prior honorees trace their roots to Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Cuba, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico and Spain, according to information from RHBA.

He will receive his award during the 28th-annual Hispanic Business Person of the Year gala luncheon Sept. 26 at the Joseph A. Floreano Rochester Riverside Convention Center. For more information or to purchase tickets, visit or contact Michele Hefferon at 585-256-4614.

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